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Vickers Sperry Rand

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c.1961 Stein Atkinson Vickers Hydraulics became Vickers Sperry Rand[1]. The company was a division of Vickers Incorporated of USA

1962 Formation of aero-hydraulics department in conjunction with Sperry Gyroscope, both subsidiaries of Sperry Rand Corporation[2]

By 1968 was being described as the Vickers division of Sperry Rand

1984 Sperry Rand Corporation divested this subsidiary.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 08, 1961
  2. The Times, Jan 01, 1962